"Madagascar" screenwriter Mark Burton has been assigned to pen for Warner Bros. Pictures' adaptation of James Turner's comic book series "Rex Libris."
Keeps being faithful in producing films based on comic books, Warner Bros. Pictures has tapped "Madagascar" scribe Mark Burton to work on the screenplay of its new movie "Rex Libris", an adaptation of James Turner's comic book series of the same title.
Names to direct and star have not yet been revealed, but it is confirmed that Charles Roven and Alex Gartner are both serving as producers through their production company Mosaic Media Group. The twosome have also paired to produce upcoming titles like "Live!", "Baker Street", and "Get Smart" among others.
Published by Slave Labor Graphics, the original centers on a tough-as-nails head librarian named Rex Libris who has to protect the world's knowledge and most dangerous secrets from falling into the wrong hands. In carrying out the duty, he and the other librarians are not only armed with an impressive array of high-tech weapons, but also get aids from an ancient god living beneath the library.